Young souls, in such pleasant delirium as hers, are as unsympathetic as butterflies sipping nectar. George pseudonym of MaryAnn Evans Eliot
Of Hetty. Adam Bede, ch.9.
His body was as straight as Circe's wand; Jove might have sipped out nectar from his hand. Christopher Marlowe
Hero and Leander (published1598), pt.1, l.61^2.
Live and lie reclined On the hills like Gods together, careless of mankind. For they lie beside their nectar, and the bolts are hurled Far below them in the valleys, and the clouds are lightly curled Round their golden houses, girdled with the gleaming world. TennysonSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Poems,'The Lotos^Eaters', Choric Song, stanza 8, l.154^8.
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